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1 Egg Assignment More About Eggs !

2 Egg Trivia The largest single chicken egg ever laid weighed a pound with a double yolk and a double shell!

3 The record for omelet making in the Guiness Book of Worlds Records was: 427 omelets in 30 minutes!

4 More Trivia There are 200 Breeds of Chickens! White shelled eggs are produced by hens With white feathers and white ear lobes. Brown shelled eggs are produced by hens with red feathers and red ear lobes.

5 More Trivia There are 200 Breeds of Chickens! White shelled eggs are produced by hens With white feathers and white ear lobes. Brown shelled eggs are produced by hens with red feathers and red ear lobes.

6 An average hen lays eggs a year. To produce one egg, it takes hours Thirty minutes later she starts over.

7 A mother hen will turn over her egg about fifty times a day! An egg shell may have as many as 17, 000 tiny pores on its surface.

8 Eggs age more in one day at room temperature, than in one week in the refrigerator !!

9 Nutrition and Eggs What nutrients are found in eggs? Iron Protein Vitamin A, D, B Fat Cholesterol Iodine Trace Minerals What nutrients are found in the yolk? Cholesterol and Fat (which is why health experts suggest that you limit your yolks to 4 per week.)

10 A Whole Egg Contains: 74 % Water 13 % Protein 11 % Fat Calories

11 PROTEIN 1.Eggs contain protein 2.Protein helps to build and repair muscles

12 Your Brain 3.Your brain is a muscle 4.Your brain needs protein to function properly

13 Brain + Breakfast + Protein 5. Breakfast is a great Time to eat some Protein! Your brain will Work better all Morning!

14 Cholesterol and Eggs 1.Cholesterol is a type of fat 2. Eggs contain cholesterol

15 Cholesterol + Your Heart 3.Cholesterol causes Heart disease 4.Cholesterol clogs The arteries !

16 Cholesterol and Eggs 5.Sometimes a doctor will ask a patient with high cholesterol to limit the number of eggs in their diet.

17 Storage of Eggs 1.Keep eggs cold !!! 2.Dont store eggs On the door. It isnt cold Enough!

18 Buying Eggs GRADE USDA grade shield means federal govt has inspected for wholesomeness Inner and outer quality of egg is checked AA and A – thicker white, better appearance when cooked B - use when appearance isnt important (baked goods) SIZE Determined by the minimum weight for a dozen Most common sizes are large and extra-large. As a general rule, recipes assume large eggs will be used. Usually priced by size

19 Keeping Eggs Fresh 3.Store eggs in the carton: a. they stay fresh longer b. they wont absorb smells from the refrigerator

20 Remember… 4. Dont freeze Eggs!

21 Egg Safety ! 1.Wash hands 2.Keep eggs COLD !!

22 SALMONELLA ! 3.Salmonella germs are commonly found In eggs and chicken. 4.Germs can be killed By cooking the food well!

23 Germs can get into cracked eggs! 5.Be careful With cracked eggs! Check eggs before Leaving store.

24 Cooking Eggs 1. Eggs contain Protein. 2.Protein doesnt like heat!

25 High Heat ! 3.High heat makes Protein tough and Rubbery!! YUCK!

26 COOKING EGGS 4.COOK EGGS ON LOW HEAT! COOKED EGGS SHOULD NOT BE BLACK AND CRISPY!

27 DONT FORGET 5. COOK EGGS: LOW AND SLOW !!

28 COOKING EGGS IN THE MICROWAVE 1.Dont cook eggs In the shell in the microwave ! They can explode !!

29 More exploding eggs ! 2.Pierce the yolk Of the egg before Microwaving. It can explode and make a mess !

30 Speedy! 3.Cooking in the microwave is a fast way to cook eggs.

31 Be Careful! 4.Because eggs cook so quickly in the microwave you need to watch them carefully to prevent over cooking.

32 Splatters! No one likes to clean the microwave! 5.Cover food in the microwave to prevent spattering ! A paper towel or napkin Works well. Or cover With plastic wrap.

33 Beating Egg Whites 1.Separate whites from yolks 2.Place whites in bowl. 3.Beat at high speed until thick and white.

34 When egg whites wont beat! When beating egg Whites, it is important To use clean beaters And bowl. The eggs wont Beat if there is any Fat on the beaters or bowl.

35 Crepes ! Crepes are very Flat pancakes! They come from France !

36 Crepes There are two We are having Types of crepes: Strawberries and A. Dinner crepes Whipped Cream! filled with Meats or cheese B.Dessert Crepes: Sweet Fillings

37 No Yolk! If beating egg whites make sure not to get yolk in with the whites. The egg wont beat!

38 How long have we had these eggs! 5. Check the Expiration date On the carton.

39 Egg Assignment More About Eggs !


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